EngineeringLife SciencesMedical Devices

Director, Human Resources

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United States

Director, Human Resources

Location: Fremont, CA

The company is a US based manufacturer of biotechnology and medical equipment and products, with 500 employees globally. Their products are used by scientists across the globe in the pharmaceutical, academic, CRO and clinical markets. They are now looking for a Director Human Resources to support the company in an HR leadership capacity, domestically and internationally.

The Role:

You will lead a team of HR professionals and will partner with global business leaders to turn business strategies into consequential actions and results.

You will recognize and capitalize on opportunities and address gaps to support our goals of hiring, engaging, developing, and retaining exceptional talent.

Thoroughly understand our business to develop and implement HR programs, operations, and practices in support of company and people strategy and goals.

Provide HR guidance, advice, or intervention to all levels of management from line management to executive team members.

Lead and develop HR teams and individuals.

Be a credible leader and change agent for the company and our employees.

Identify training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.

Strong employee relations expertise with ability to create and implement sustainable solutions.

Ability tactfully exert influence to create positive change throughout the organization.

Propose, lead and complete simple and complex HR initiatives.

Be present and onsite in Fremont, travel when required.

Know, learn and keep up-to-date on everything HR.

The Requirements:

10+ years of comprehensive HR leadership and/or Business Partner experience in a global environment. Public company experience a plus.

Experience with turning business strategy into impactful actions including using metrics and analytics to identify opportunities or challenges.

Demonstrated knowledge of all areas of contemporary HR practices such as talent acquisition, compensation administration, performance management, organizational behavior and culture, positive employee relations, global HR.

Critical thinking and analytical skills with comprehensive knowledge of software/technology MS Office, ATS, HRIS systems.

Outstanding team leader, excellent project management and presentation skills.

Well-developed consultation, coaching and influencing skills.

High emotional intelligence and tact with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Skilled in developing trust and leveraging professional relationships with leadership, subordinates, and peers.

Bachelor’s degree required, Advanced degree and SHRM-SCP, GHPR, SHPR certification preferred.


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